List of companies based in the Philadelphia area

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This is a list of companies either based or with large operations in the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley area of the United States.

Active companies headquartered in the region[edit]

Name City Industry Fortune 1000
rank (2018)
Notes
A.C. Moore Berlin, NJ retail An American arts and crafts retail chain with 141 locations in the eastern United States
AlliedBarton Conshohocken, PA security
Alpha Card Services Huntingdon Valley, PA financial
Alpha Video West Conshohocken, PA entertainment
Airgas Radnor Township, PA gases 498
American Competitiveness Institute Philadelphia scientific research
American Water Camden, NJ utility
AmeriGas King of Prussia, PA gas
AmerisourceBergen Chesterbrook, PA pharmaceuticals 10
Ametek Paoli, PA electronics 649
Amoroso's Baking Company Philadelphia food
Aqua America Bryn Mawr, PA utilities
Aramark Philadelphia hospitality 209
Axalta Coating Systems Philadelphia coatings
Ballard Spahr LLP Philadelphia law
Beneficial Bank Philadelphia financial Oldest and largest bank with headquarters in Philadelphia[1]
Blank Rome Philadelphia law
Brandywine Realty Trust Philadelphia real estate
Boscov's Reading, PA retail
Burlington Stores Burlington, NJ apparel 459 (in 2017)
Calkins Media Levittown, PA media
Campbell Soup Company Camden, NJ food 315
Carpenter Technology Corporation Philadelphia[2] metals 899
CDI Philadelphia engineering services
Checkpoint Systems Philadelphia manufacturing
Chemtura Philadelphia manufacturing 775
Ciright Systems Conshohocken, PA manufacturing
Charming Shoppes Bensalem, PA apparel
Comcast Philadelphia telecommunications 32
Comcast Spectacor Philadelphia entertainment
Conrail Shared Assets Operations Philadelphia railroad
Cozen O'Connor Philadelphia law
Crown Holdings Philadelphia packaging 313
CSS Industries Philadelphia manufacturing
CubeSmart Malvern, PA self-storage facilities
David's Bridal Conshohocken, PA retail bridal and special occasion dresses
Dechert Philadelphia law
Day & Zimmermann Philadelphia construction
Disston Precision Philadelphia manufacturing
Dollar Financial Group Philadelphia finance
Drinker Biddle & Reath Philadelphia law
Duane Morris Philadelphia law
DuPont Wilmington, DE chemicals 35
Ellis Coffee Company Philadelphia coffee
Endo Pharmaceuticals Chadds Ford, PA pharmaceuticals 766
Entercom Bala Cynwyd, PA media
ERT Philadelphia healthcare
Fiserv King of Prussia, PA financial
Five Below Philadelphia retail
FMC Philadelphia chemicals 581
Fox Rothschild Philadelphia law
Frankford Candy & Chocolate Company Philadelphia food
Fuji Advanced Sports Philadelphia bicycles
Garfield Refining Philadelphia precious metal refining
Genesis HealthCare Kennett Square, PA healthcare
Globus Medical Audubon, PA medical devices
Harleysville Group Harleysville, PA insurance
Hill International Philadelphia construction
Holtec International Camden, NJ nuclear power equipment
InterDigital Wilmington, DE telecommunications
Internet Capital Group Wayne, PA finance
Iron Stone Strategic Capital Partners Philadelphia real estate
J & J Snack Foods Pennsauken, NJ food
JJ White[3] Philadelphia construction
Kenexa Wayne, PA employment solutions
Knoll East Greenville, PA furniture
League Collegiate Wear Bridgeport, PA apparel
LexisNexis Risk Solutions King of Prussia, PA healthcare
Liberty Property Trust Malvern, PA real estate
Lincoln National Corporation Radnor, PA insurance 232
Melior Discovery Exton, PA pharmaceuticals
Miles Technologies[4] Philadelphia technology
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius Philadelphia law
NutriSystem Horsham, PA food
PECO Energy Philadelphia energy
Peddler's Village Lahaska, PA entertainment
Penn Mutual Horsham, PA insurance
Penn National Gaming Wyomissing, PA entertainment 790
Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust Philadelphia real estate
Pep Boys Manny Moe & Jack Philadelphia automotive 945
Pepper Hamilton Philadelphia law
PHH Mount Laurel, NJ financial
Philadelphia Media Network Philadelphia newspapers
Qlik Radnor, PA software
Quaker Chemical Corporation Conshohocken, PA chemicals
QVC, Inc West Chester, PA retail
Radian Group Philadelphia financial
Rita's Italian Ice Bensalem, PA food
Saul Ewing Philadelphia law
Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis Philadelphia law
Stevens & Lee Reading, PA law
Sunoco Philadelphia oil
Sungard Wayne, PA information technology 585
Susquehanna International Group Bala Cynwyd, PA financial
Synthes West Chester, PA medical devices
Synygy Chester, PA consulting and outsourcing
Teleflex Limerick, PA manufacturing
Teva North Wales, PA pharmaceuticals United States Generics Headquarters, Branded Headquarters in Frazer, PA. Both sites are due to close end of 2019 or Q1 2020 and move to Parsippany, NJ. Small R&D presence will remain in West Chester, PA
Think Company Conshohocken, PA design
TLA Entertainment Group Philadelphia entertainment
Toll Brothers Horsham, PA construction 791
Triumph Group Wayne, PA aerospace manufacturing and repair
Troemner Thorofare, NJ science equipment
T.H. Properties Harleysville, PA construction
UGI King of Prussia, PA utilities 362
Unisys Blue Bell, PA information technology 664
Universal Health Services King of Prussia, PA healthcare 324 Listed as (NYSEUHS); an American Fortune 500 company[5]
Urban Outfitters Philadelphia apparel 715
Vanguard Malvern, PA financial
ViroPharma Exton, PA pharmaceuticals
Vishay Intertechnology Malvern, PA electronics 868
VWR International Radnor, PA scientific products 583
Wawa Food Markets Wawa, PA convenience stores
West Pharmaceutical Services Lionville, PA healthcare
White and Williams LLP Philadelphia law
WPCS International Exton, PA construction
WSFS Bank Wilmington, DE financial

Nonprofit companies headquartered in the region[edit]

Name City Industry
ACTS Retirement-Life Communities[6] West Point, PA healthcare
Aria Health[7] Philadelphia healthcare
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia healthcare
Cooper Health Camden, NJ healthcare
Crozer-Keystone Health System Springfield, PA healthcare
Elwyn Elwyn, PA healthcare
Friends Hospital Philadelphia healthcare
Drexel University Philadelphia education
Immaculata University Malvern, PA education
Independence Blue Cross Philadelphia insurance
La Salle University Philadelphia education
Lourdes Health System Camden, NJ healthcare
Peirce College Philadelphia education
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Philadelphia education
Philadelphia Aids Thrift Philadelphia
Saint Joseph's University Philadelphia education
Temple University Philadelphia education
Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia education
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia education
Villanova University Villanova, PA education
Virtua Marlton, NJ healthcare

US headquarters of foreign corporations[edit]

Name City Industry Fortune
Global 500

rank (2009)
Notes
ACE Ltd. Philadelphia insurance
Arkema Philadelphia chemicals
AstraZeneca Wilmington, DE pharmaceuticals 268
Bachmann Industries Philadelphia hobby
Bimbo Bakeries USA Horsham, PA food processing
GlaxoSmithKline Philadelphia pharmaceuticals R&D sites in King of Prussia and Collegeville
HSBC Bank USA Wilmington, DE financial 21
ING Direct Wilmington, DE financial 8
IKEA Conshohocken, PA retail Inter IKEA Systems in King of Prussia
Rentokil Initial Reading, PA business services
Ricoh Americas Corporation Malvern, PA business services
SAP America Newtown Square, PA software
Shire Pharmaceuticals Wayne, PA pharmaceuticals
Siemens Healthcare Malvern, PA medical 30
Subaru of America Camden, NJ automotive
TD Bank, N.A. Cherry Hill, NJ financial formerly Commerce Bank
Teva Pharmaceuticals North Wales, PA pharmaceuticals

Divisions of US corporations[edit]

Name City Industry Parent Fortune 1000
rank (2014)
Notes
Acme Markets Malvern, PA retail Albertsons 94
Boeing Rotorcraft Ridley Township, PA aviation Boeing 30
Centocor Malvern, PA pharmaceuticals Johnson & Johnson 39
Colonial Penn Philadelphia insurance Conseco
Delmarva Power Wilmington, DE energy Exelon 561
Economy.com West Chester, PA economic research Moody's Analytics
GSI Commerce King of Prussia, PA retail eBay
Happy Harry's Newark, DE retail Walgreens
Harrah's Philadelphia Chester, PA entertainment Caesars Entertainment
Janney Montgomery Scott Philadelphia investment Penn Mutual
Genuardi's Norristown, PA retail Safeway
Keystone Helicopter Coatesville, PA aviation United Technologies 45
M.A.B. Paints Broomall, PA paint Sherwin-Williams 278
MBNA Wilmington, DE financial Bank of America 21
McNeil Laboratories Fort Washington, PA pharmaceuticals Johnson & Johnson 36
Neoware King of Prussia, PA electronics Hewlett-Packard 17
NextGen Healthcare Information Systems Horsham, PA software Quality Systems
PECO Energy Philadelphia energy Exelon 119
QVC West Chester, PA retail Liberty Media 607
Rohm and Haas Philadelphia chemicals Dow Chemical 48
Tastykake Philadelphia food Flowers Foods
Sesame Place Langhorne, PA entertainment SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment

Divisions of foreign corporations[edit]

Name City Industry Parent Notes
Aker Philadelphia Shipyard Philadelphia shipbuilding Aker American Shipping
Delaware Investments Philadelphia financial Macquarie Group
Ikon Office Solutions Malvern, PA office supplies Ricoh
Mitchell & Ness Philadelphia footwear Adidas

Defunct corporations[edit]

Name City Industry Fate Notes
American Line Philadelphia, PA maritime merged amalgamated into IMM
AgustaWestland Philadelphia, PA aviation acquired absorbed by Finmeccanica, today Leonardo; Headquartered in Rome, Italy.
Baldwin Locomotive Works Philadelphia and Eddystone, PA manufacturing failed
Brown Bros. & Co. Philadelphia financial merged moved to NYC, now called Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
Cephalon, Inc. West Chester, PA pharmaceutical acquired by Teva Pharmaceuticals in Oct. 2011; small R&D presence still in original location
Commodore International West Chester, PA electronics failed Office complex is now home to QVC.
Consolidated Rail Corporation Philadelphia railroad split into: Norfolk Southern Railway, CSX Transportation, Conrail Shared Assets Operations
Curtis Publishing Company Philadelphia publishing assets sold
Drexel and Company Philadelphia financial failed Transformed several times, eventually failed as part of the 1980s junk bond fiasco.
E.W. Clark & Co. Philadelphia financial merged Ultimately became part of Penn Mutual
EB Games West Chester, PA electronics and gaming acquired by Game Stop
Ensoniq Malvern, PA electronics acquired by Creative Labs, which dissolved the brand.
EPrivacy Group Malvern, PA software acquired by Symantec, which dissolved the brand.
Extreme Championship Wrestling Philadelphia entertainment acquired by World Wrestling Entertainment
Hercules Wilmington, DE chemicals acquired by Ashland
International Mercantile Marine Co. Philadelphia maritime failed Owned the Titanic
J. G. Brill and Company Philadelphia railcars merged
Lanston Monotype Company Philadelphia printing failed successor company moved to Buffalo, NY
Midvale Steel Philadelphia steelmaking; fabrication merged Name survives in Heppenstall-Midvale AG
MOS Technology Norristown, PA electronics acquired by Commodore, which failed
Muskogee Company Philadelphia mining acquired by Missouri Pacific Railroad
Neafie & Levy Philadelphia shipbuilding failed
Penn Central Transportation Philadelphia railroad failed most of it became SEPTA with merger of other railroads; parts are now Amtrak
Pennsylvania Railroad Philadelphia railroad merged with New York Central to become Penn Central.
Philadelphia Media Holdings Philadelphia newspapers bankrupt
Philco Philadelphia manufacturing merged with: Ford, moved to Lansdale, Blue Bell, and Willow Grove before moving to Michigan where part lives on as Visteon. Philco-Ford was renamed Ford Aerospace and sold to Loral in 1990. Another part of the original, Philco International moved to Pittsburgh in 1988.
Philadelphia National Bank Philadelphia financial merged acquired by Wachovia which was then acquired by Wells Fargo.
Philadelphia Savings Fund Society Philadelphia financial failed seized by the FDIC and sold to Mellon Financial
Reading Company Philadelphia railroad failed became SEPTA. A piece lives on as Reading Entertainment/Reading International, a real estate company.
Red Star Line Philadelphia maritime merged amalgamated into IMM.
Strawbridge's Philadelphia retail acquired restructured, renamed.
Wanamaker's Philadelphia retail acquired restructured, renamed.
William Cramp & Sons Philadelphia maritime failed
William Sellers & Co. Philadelphia machine tools,
industrial plant equipment
merged
Wilmington Trust Wilmington, DE financial acquired
Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen Philadelphia law dissolved
Wyeth Collegeville, PA pharmaceuticals acquired by Pfizer

Corporations that moved to a different region[edit]

Less notable Philadelphia corporations[edit]

References[edit]

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  6. ^ ACTS Retirement-Life Communities Employment Opportunities
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